H.M.S. St. George (1892)

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H.M.S. St. George (1892)
Pendant Number: N.31 (1914)
N.88 (Jan 1918)[1]
Builder: Earle, Hull[2]
Laid down: 23 Apr, 1890[3]
Launched: 23 Jun, 1892[4]
Commissioned: 25 Oct, 1894[5]
Sold: 1 Jul, 1920[6]

H.M.S. St. George was completed in 1894 as one of nine Edgar class cruisers, but was converted to a depot ship before the Great War.

Service

St. George completed conversion to depot ship in March, 1910,[7] commissioning at Chatham on the 15th[8] and joining the Third Destroyer Flotilla, supporting the Third Division of the Home Fleet.

She would serve the Ninth Destroyer Flotilla in the Forth from mid-1913 if not earlier,[9] until August 1915 and also the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla in the Humber in 1914 through October 1915, and finally to the Mediterranean.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 293.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 66.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 293.
  7. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 293.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 370.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 370.
  10. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 293.
  11. Gamble Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 16.
  12. Gamble Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 16.
  13. Egerton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 396.
  14. Egerton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 16.
  15. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  16. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  17. Poë Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1051.
  18. Poë Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/17. f. 405.
  19. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 301.
  20. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 21 February, 1901. Issue 36384, col D, p. 10.
  21. Shortland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 362.
  22. Shortland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 362.
  23. Finnis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 457.
  24. Finnis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 457.
  25. Moggridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 497.
  26. Moggridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 497.
  27. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 689.
  28. Moore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 689.
  29. Fyler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/155. f. 182.
  30. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 371.
  31. Fyler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/155. f. 182.
  32. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 323.
  33. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 323.
  34. Bruen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 210/418.
  35. Bruen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 210/418.
  36. Sclater Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/20. f. 21.
  37. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 370.
  38. Sclater Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/20. f. 21.
  39. Lowther-Crofton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/316. f.347.
  40. Lowther-Crofton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/316. f.347.
  41. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 370.
  42. Molteno Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 260.
  43. Molteno Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 260.
  44. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  45. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/319. f. 351.
  46. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 378a.
  47. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 490.
  48. Raikes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 490.
  49. Crichton Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/46. f. 54.
  50. Crichton Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/46. f. 54.
  51. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 900.
  52. de Burgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/314. f. ?.
  53. de Burgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/314. f. ?.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


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